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The Silent Power of Blogging

The Silent Power of Blogging

“The Silent Power of Blogging” is displayed in the applied knowledge and skill of Bloggers; the creation of digital content that engages readers to think and process dynamic and engaging digital information. Blogging is not limited to any gender, age nor culture. Centuries ago men and women made writing tools from fruits/berries, charcoal /chalk and then pen/pencil. Tools of the past applied to walls in caves, parchment early paper, then paper to share thoughts, feelings, historical events and personal stories; now in the 21st century digital tools with the infusion of technology.

Blacks Can’t Wait On the President

Blacks Can’t Wait On the President

Where do we go after the second election of President Barack Obama?

I want it to be known, that I’m proud to have Barack Obama as the President of the United States of America. I’m proud of his ability to lead and to be a role model. That being said, Blacks Cannot Wait on President Obama to make things better for them.

Social Media: Parents vs Teens

Social Media: Parents vs Teens

The holiday season allows for teens to increase their Social Media connections with friends. Social Media
networks like; Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and others allow for exchange of all types of social information.

Week of Valor at Andrew Robinson Elementary

Week of Valor at Andrew Robinson Elementary

Jacksonville, Florida has its first ever "Week of Valor" celebration honoring veterans of all services.

Eyes of Homeless Children

Eyes of Homeless Children

The opportunity to become engaged in “Conversations” about homeless children has become an opportunity to be involved and make significant changes for improvement in the lives of children that society seems to have forgotten or unaware of the growing numbers of homeless children in classrooms. These silent and often times invisible children are important residents of Jacksonville are caught as collateral damage in the volatile economical situation we are experiencing nationwide.

Importance of Professional Development in DCPS

Importance of Professional Development in DCPS

The importance of professional development for educators is widely known in educational circles as critical to the success and mastery in the profession of education. The globalization of commerce, diversity of education, shifts in the manufacturing industry, the explosive integration of technology and subject area knowledge demands that teachers acquire new knowledge and skills.

Respecting All LGBT Students

Respecting All LGBT Students

"If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so we weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place." Margaret Mead  1901-1978